The Broncos beat Geneva


Montini Catholic’s girls basketball team edged Geneva 44-42 in a game at the Coach Kipp’s Hoopsfest event in Lombard on Saturday, Jan. 14. Junior Victoria Matulevicius of the Broncos scored an inside layup in the game’s closing seconds to break a 42-42 tie. Geneva then missed a last-second shot at the buzzer. Pictured left to right during Montini’s celebration of its exciting home victory are Matulevicius (No. 5), sophomore Shea Carver and senior Shannon Blacher (No. 14). The Broncos improved their overall season record to 16-4, while Geneva dropped to 16-3. The battle between the Broncos and Vikings was one of eight Hoopsfest games at Montini on Jan. 14.